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Health Risk Limits Rules for Groundwater Public Meeting

The Health Risk Assessment Unit of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has announced that they will hold a virtual public meeting on the Health Risk Limit Rules amendments on: Wednesday, February 2nd from 3-4 pm. This informational meeting will provide a general overview of the rulemaking process in Minnesota and MDH’s plans for amending […]

Check out “Liquid Assets Minnesota”

If you have a chance, take some time to watch TPT’s Liquid Assets Minnesota.  http://www.tpt.org/?a=programs&id=21634  This program explores concerns about Minnesota’s aging water infrastructure. Many drinking water systems, sanitary sewers and storm sewers throughout the state are rapidly approaching the end of their useful life, so communities of all sizes are trying to come up with […]

What is Wellhead Protection?

What is a wellhead protection area? A wellhead protection area is a protection zone around a public water supply well to keep pollutants from rapidly reaching the community’s water supply.  The area is established using easily identifiable landmarks as boundaries (e.g. streets, property lines, ditches).  The wellhead protection area is based on the minimum time […]

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